Lot 3: FRANCIS FRITH. Egypt and Palestine, Volumes I & II.
October 25, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Egypt and Palestine, Volumes I & II.
A pair of volumes, with a total of 74 photographs. Each comprised of 37 photographs depicting people and architecture of Egypt, including the Pyramids, Palestine, Jerusalem, and several holy sites. Albumen prints, the images measuring approximately 4 3/4x6 1/4 to 6 1/4x9 inches (12.1x15.9 to 15.9x22.9 cm.), and the reverse, all but 3 with Frith's signature in the negative and some with his plate number in the negative, and with his letterpress credit, caption, and date, on mount recto. Folios (2), gilt-lettered green leather; scattered foxing, some contents loose; all edges gilt. 1857
London: James S. Virtue, 1863